Lorentzen & Stemoco in China dates back to 1991 when L&S opened the first International and foreign managed brokerage in China. Our people have since helped clients globally redefine the meaning of Asian shipping and understood the importance of China in the global macro equation.
The firm is headquartered in Shanghai’s historical Xintiandi district and leaves our footprint in the fastest growing financial hub on the planet. Our team in Shanghai pride themselves on our ability to provide exciting opportunities for conventional and institutional investors alike, which has driven the timeline of our growth in China in parallel with the history of the new era in modern shipping.
The activity in Shanghai is focused around Dry Bulk chartering and Sale &Purchase / Newbuilding.
Our chartering activity is focused on servicing the needs of the China based organizations in our ‘global portfolio’. The Dry Cargo Chartering organization advises and executes orders for a blended client base within the conventional bulk segments from handy to Capesize.
The Sale & Purchase / Newbuilding activity caters to all segments in our arsenal – from conventional Dry Bulk ships over highly sophisticated Chemical carriers in to ultra deep water semi submersible drilling rigs for the international offshore industry.
L&S in Shanghai is actively liaising with an ever growing number of reputable shipyards in PRC, promoting their design focus to a growing portfolio of international clients, as well as actively promoting second hand deals with a large number of Chinese and International owners.